Adolf Beck: A Forgotten Pioneer in Electroencephalography

@article{Coenen2014AdolfBA,
  title={Adolf Beck: A Forgotten Pioneer in Electroencephalography},
  author={Anton M. L. Coenen and Edward J. Fine and Oksana Zayachkivska},
  journal={Journal of the History of the Neurosciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={276 - 286}
}
Adolf Beck, born in 1863 at Cracow (Poland), joined the Department of Physiology of the Jagiellonian University in 1880 to work directly under the supervision of the prominent physiology professor, Napoleon Cybulski. Following his suggestion, Beck started experimental studies on the electrical brain activity of animals, especially in response to sensory stimulation. Beck placed electrodes directly on the surface of brain to localize brain potentials that were evoked by sensory stimuli. He… 
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